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moist around the edges

1. Of an eye, partially filled with tears. There wasn't an eye in the audience that wasn't moist around the edges by the end of her stunning performance. I'd never seen my father cry before, but even his eyes were moist around the edges when Mary got on the plane to Japan.
2. Mildly drunk. We were all a little moist around the edges by the time we left the bar. I was confused at first why John was being so sentimental, until I realized he'd been drinking whiskey and was moist around the edges.
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moist around the edges

intoxicated. Charlie is more than moist around the edges. He is soused. Didn't that guy seem a little moist around the edges?
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moist around the edges

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Charlie is more than moist around the edges. He is soused.
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